November 17, 2015

How To Give Constructive Feedback Your People Want To Hear

The Right Time It is better to give feedback sooner than later. How soon depends on the specific situation. When a teammate does a good job, you should pay her or him a compliment as soon as possible. Whenever other people are affected by a certain behavior, try to address the issues in time so further damage can be avoided. If strong emotion is involved, it is wise to wait till the heat has gone before giving any comments. Choose the right time for your feedback. Impraises mobile app can help you share feedback right when it matters the most. […]
November 18, 2015

5 Great Ways To Shatter Employee Engagement

More than 2 million people quit their job each month, and the No. 1 reason is the quality of the relationship they have with their direct supervisor. It stands to reason, as managers are more likely to have daily interactions with employees, and they are usually the benchmark that employees use to judge a company’s culture. However, only 32 percent of employees are truly engaged in their work, and we suspect it has something to do with these five manager behaviors that kill engagement: 1. They don’t recognize and reward employees. A recent Interact/Harris Poll of 1,000 U.S. employees saw […]
November 19, 2015

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers. In the survey, employees called out the kind of management offenses that point to a striking lack of emotional intelligence among business leaders, including micromanaging, bullying, narcissism, indecisiveness, and more. In rank order, the following were the top communication issues people said were preventing business leaders from being effective: The data shows that the vast majority […]